MY MOSCOW: 5 PLACES

To date, I have lived in five wonderful cities: Moscow, New York, Washington DC, Paris and Madrid. This is my take on the best things to do, places to visit and treats to try in each of them. While this is not an exhaustive compilation by any means — and a rather subjective one at…

HONEY HUNTING

How many kinds of honey do you know? In the US, I was aware of just one — this one: Yes, I thought that practically all honey came in either bear-shaped bottles or little plastic tubes (individual servings at a diner), but that it’s all basically the same. Then again, I generally could not stand…

MOSCOW GANGNAM STYLE

Saturday’s Moscow City Day celebrations were full of food, arts & crafts, antiques fairs, singing, dancing, baloons and one big parade of international marching bands. Koreans BROUGHT IT. Also brought it: Moscow’s mayor, who cleared  rainy skies for the day, so that people could enjoy the festivities (and then re-elect him on Sunday).